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Race, Justice, Equity & Love Resource List

Race, Justice, Equity & Love Resource List

Those working on this effort within the Inayatiyya recommend the following resources. We challenge you to pick one resource and, after you’ve read/watched/listened to it, to post something you’ve learned here.


  • 13th. Ana DuVernay’s Movie Now Provided Free by Netflix via Youtube
  • I Am Not Your Negro (Netflix)
  • Just Mercy (Multiple Platforms)
  • Do the Right Thing (Multiple Platforms)
  • If Beale St Could Talk (Hulu; Multiple Platforms)
  • The Hate U Give (Multiple Platforms; Free in June)
  • Get Out (Multiple Platforms)
  • Selma (Multiple Platforms; Free in June)


  • When They See Us (Netflix)
  • Watchmen (HBO)
  • Insecure (HBO)
  • Dear White People (Netflix)
  • Atlanta (FX & Hulu)
  • Black-ish (ABC & Hulu)





There are many books to read! See here for a list of Black Owned Independent Bookstores from which to order your books.

  • Waking up White by Debbie Campbell (if you don’t see color)
  • Mindful of Race by Ruth King
  • White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
  • Blood Done Sign My Name by Timothy Tyson
  • How to Be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X Kendi
  • My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menachem
  • Biased by Jennifer L. Eberhardt
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The Fire Thus Time by Jesmyn Ward
  • Radical Dharma:  Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens, Jasmine Syedullah
  • Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
  • A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Condemnation of Blackness by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
  • Lies My Teacher Told Me by James W. Loewen
  • The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley
  • From Here to Equality: Reparations for Black Americans in the Twenty-First Century by William Darity

And here is a list of suggested books for children suggested by PBS.


And let’s not forget to discover and support black business owners, restauranteurs, farmers, and artists, particularly within our local communities.


Here are a few resources as recommended by Layla F. Saad on Instagram.


  • Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World by Layla F. Saad
  • Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsh
  • Black and British: A Forgotten History by David Olusoga
  • Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People Abode Race by Reno Eddo-Lodge
  • Think Like a White Man – Conquering the World…While Black by Nels Abby
  • The Good Immigrant: 21 Writers Explore What it means to be Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic in Britain Today by Nikesh Shukla
  • I Am Not Your Baby Mother: What It’s Like to be a Black British Mother by Candice Brathwaite
  • Girl, Women, Other by Bernadine Evaristo
  • Natives: Race & Class in the Ruins of Empire by Akala
  • Memoirs of a Black Englishman by Paul Stephenson, OBE
  • Superioer: The Return of Race Science by Angela Saini
  • White Privilege: The Myth of a Post-Racial Society by Kalwant Bhopal
  • It’s Note About the Burqa edited by Mariam Khan
  • How to Argue with a Racist: History, Science, Race & Reality by Adam Rutherford
  • Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams